English contents



In the sections below, you will find English contents presenting different issues the French ministry for agriculture and food cares about.
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Waste Less... Eat Better!

Did you know that a third of all food produced globally is either lost or discarded ? France has been at the forefront of efforts to reduce such losses by banning supermarkets from wasting edible food. However consumers play a crucial role as well and must help drive change. The ministry of Agriculture and Food is actively involved and has devised a prevention campaign that you will find here.
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Global Forum on Agroecology

The 2nd International agroecology Symposium is taking place in Rome from the 3rd to the 5th April 2018. 700 policy-makers, agroecology practitioners, academics, and representatives from government, civil society, the private sector and UN agencies are gathered to identify needs, challenges and opportunities that can help scale-up and scale-out agroecology.
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Health monitoring of animal and plant products

DGAL is the French general directorate for food. Its main tasks are to supervise the safety and quality of foodstuffs at every stage of the food chain, as well as the health and protection of animals and plants. Find out here data and main activities.
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Xylella fastidiosa: one of the most dangerous plant-bactery in the world

This is one of the most dangerous plant-bactery in the world : its name is Xylella Fastidiosa. Present in the nature, it blocks the passage of water and nutrients into its host plants, resulting in a fatal consequences. Xylella doesn't just threaten EU agriculture, but it also has an impact on the environment and our economy….
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“Towards the 2020 CAP”: the minister brings the stakeholders together for discussions on the future of the Common Agricultural Policy

At the instigation of the French minister of Agriculture and Food, all national stakeholders with an interest in the future of the CAP were brought together for the first time on Tuesday 19 December 2017 at the OECD. Representatives of the three major bodies of fundamental importance for EU policy also took part in the “Toward the 2020 CAP” conference, most notably Commissioner Phil Hogan, members of the European Parliament and several European ministers of agriculture.
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